Babe Ruth, "The Bambino", ca. 1920, around the time he would've joined the Yankees ...
George Herman Ruth (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948)

On this day at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, baseball
great Babe Ruth hit his 714th home run — a record for career
home runs that would stand for almost 40 years. noted "This was one of Ruth’s last games, and the
last home run of his career.”

"Ruth went four for four on the day, hitting three home runs and
driving in six runs."

May 25, 1935 Photo of Babe Ruth Hitting His Final Home Run 714. #baberuth #bostonbraves #ruth #3 ...

Babe Ruth 714th Home Run ball – Works – eMuseum
Babe Ruth 714th Home Run Ball.

Babe Ruth of the Boston Braves hit this
baseball out of Pittsburgh’s Forbes Field
for his third home run of the day, and
the 714th and final round-tripper of his
major league career. The Pirates defeated
the Braves 11-7.

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